Contentment

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“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” – Wayne Dyer

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1 John 2:17

Yet the world and its enticement are passing away. But whoever does the will of God remains forever.

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We know this scripture to be true in our hearts.

And yet, I would say the vast majority of people live as though this is not true.

Whole economies and markets are based on people buying and buying and buying.

The advertising industry is built on enticements.

We are surrounded with the message that you would be happy if you only had this or that.

What you really need is this or that.

Each of us has an emptiness that we mistakenly believe can be filled with buying something or attaining something.

It might be another job or a dream house or the perfect relationship.

And yet, why don’t we know that none of those things will satisfy our deep craving?

None of us is operating at perfection.

And we’re not meant to!

We’re meant to help each other.

Our souls are longing for a loving connection.

Our souls are longing for the Oneness that we find only in the Love that made us.

This Oneness is not somewhere out there, but inside each of us.

We don’t have to earn it or achieve it.

It’s freely given.

You are already loved infinitely as is.

You are already enough in God’s eyes.

Live in that truth.

Rest in that truth and experience the joy of: “The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack” (Psalm 23:1).

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Remember: God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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2 Responses to Contentment

  1. lynnhensler says:

    Bill, beautiful prayers! I am home and surgery went well! ❤️🙏🏽💚🙏🏽🧡

    Sent from my iPhone

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